Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy (LPN) for a renal tumor overlying the hilum of the right kidney
Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2010;10(04). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2940
The curative management of renal carcinoma remains surgical. Recent advances in preoperative staging, specifically modern imaging techniques, and improvements in surgical techniques have made partial resection a real alternative to radical nephrectomy in selected patients. This video shows a laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) of the right kidney.